Camp Programs and Dates – Levin JCC

Haifa groupEach week, campers in rising K-5th have the choice of Traditional Camp or one or more Specialty Camps for their age group.

Hours: Drop off 8:30-8:45 am, Pick up 3:30-3:45 pm. Extended care 8:00 am-5:30 pm

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Week & Theme K-1st

Specialty Camp

2nd-5th

Specialty Camp

6th & up

Camp

Traditional

Camp

Week 1: June 12-16

Theme: Enchanted

Sports & Games
$250/members, $280/guests
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Jump Rope
$250/members, $280/guests
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Circus (2 weeks)
$515/members, $595/guests
K-5th
$220/members, $250/guests
WAITLIST K-1st and 4th-5th
Week 2: June 19-23

Theme: Zoom to the Moon!

LEGO Jedi Engineering
$280/members, $315/guests
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LEGO Jedi Master Engineering
$280/members, $315/guests
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Circus (2 weeks)
$515/members, $595/guests
K-3rd
$220/members, $250/guests
WAITLIST K-1st, 2nd-3rd almost full!
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4th-5th
$250/members, $280/guests
*Premium, field trip included
Week 3: June 26-30

Theme: Pirates

Engineering Lerner
$280/members, $315/guests
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Lerner Summer Super Sleuths
(3rd-5th)
$280/members, $315/guests
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Karate Kid Camp  WAITLIST
$250/members, $280/guests
Camp Sabra
(6th-8th)
$260/members, $300/guests
K-5th
$220/members, $250/guests
WAITLIST K-1st, 2nd-3rd almost full!
Week 4: July 3-7

Theme: Maccabi Games

Pop Art
$250/members, $280/guests
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Mitzvah Madness
$260/members, $290/guests
*Premium, field trip included
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DSI Comedy
(3rd-5th)
$280/members, $315/guests
Camp Sabra
(6th-8th)
$260/members, $300/guests
K-5th
$220/members, $250/guests
WAITLIST K-1st, 2nd-3rd and 4th-5th almost full!
Week 5: July 10-14

Theme: Eco Adventure

LEGO Mine, Craft, Build Adventure Game
$280/members, $315/guests
Almost Full!.
Express Yourself! 
$250/members, $280/guests WAITLIST
LEGO Mine, Craft, Build Survival Game
$280/members, $315/guests WAITLIST
Camp Sabra
(6th-8th)
$260/members, $300/guests
K-3rd
$220/members, $250/guests
WAITLIST K-1st.
4th-5th almost full!

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4th-5th
$250/members, $280/guests
*Premium, field trip included 
Week 6: July 17-21

Theme: Imagine Israel

Sports & Games
$250/members, $280/guests
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Art & Nature
$250/members, $280/guests WAITLIST
Camp Sabra
(6th-8th)
$260/members, $300/guests
 K-5th
$220/members, $250/guests
WAITLIST K-1st, 4th-5th almost full!
Week 7: July 24-28

Theme: Spy v. Spy

Clap Your Way To Kindergarten with Lerner
$280/members, $315/guests
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Art in Motion Almost full!
$250/members, $280/guests
All Sports
$250/members, $280/guests
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Nature Adventure
$260/members, $290/guests
*Premium, field trip included
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 K-5th
$220/members, $250/guests
4th-5th late-stay
WAITLIST 4th-5th, K-1st almost full!
Week 8: July 31-Aug 4

Theme: Hero

 LEGO Superhero Engineering
$280/members, $315/guests
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Clap Your Way To Kindergarten with Lerner
$280/members, $315/guests
LEGO Superhero Master Engineering
$280/members, $315/guests
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LIT Program (2 weeks)
(8th-10th)
$450/members, $500/guests
K-1st Almost full!
$220/members, $250/guests
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2nd-5th
$250/members, $280/guests
*Premium, field trip to Wet ‘n’ Wild  WAITLIST 2nd-5th
Week 9: Aug 7-11

Theme: Future

Nature Camp
$250/members, $280/guests
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3D Art
$250/members, $280/guests WAITLIST
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Mad Science Red Hot Robots
(3rd-5th)
$310/members, $335/guests
Almost full!
LIT Program (2 weeks)
(8th-10th)
$450/members, $500/guests
 K-5th
$215/members, $245/guests WAITLIST K-1st and 2nd-3rd 
Week 10: Aug 14-18

Last Blast!

 Last Blast – K-5th
$210/members, $240/guests per week
$48/members, $55/guests per day WAITLIST
Week 11: Aug 21-25

Last Blast 2!

Last Blast – K-5th
$210/members, $240/guests per week
$48/members, $55/guests per day WAITLIST

Camp Shelanu

Before and After Care: Campers wake up and wind down with books, toys, crafts, and indoor and outdoor games.
Grades: All
Before care 8:00-8:30 am
Cost: $20; $25 All-Inclusive Members
After care 3:45-5:30 pm
Cost: $65; $60 All-Inclusive Members

Traditional

Traditional Camp: Our signature program! Have a blast exploring a little bit of everything!  Sports, art, music, games, aerial silks, nature, Israeli culture, and more. Includes daily free swim and 3 days of swim lessons.
Rising K-1st: Swim lessons are tailored to swimmers and non-swimmers! Warm, nurturing staff…
Rising 2nd-3rd: All of the above plus electives, the team building challenge course and the Wet ‘n’ Wild Field Trip during Week 8!
Rising 4th-5th: Now with more field trips! Krishim Premium weeks include day-trips off campus. A late-stay at the JCC is included in Week ­­­7.
Dates: June 12-Aug 11
Cost: $220/members, $250/guests (All-Inclusive JCC Members)
**Premium Weeks Cost: $250/members, $280/guests

Last Blast Camp: Wind down the summer with a more relaxed camp. Squeeze every last drop of fun from the summer with free swim (no lessons), sports, games, art, and even a couple of movies. Daily free swim.
Grades: Rising K-5th
Dates: Weeks 10 and 11 (Aug 14-18 and Aug 21-25)
Cost: Full week: $240. All-Inclusive Members $210
A la carte days: $55. All-Inclusive Members $48

Camp Sabra: Along with delving deeper into activities like swimming, diving, nature, arts, cooking, and sports, these campers do advanced electives, community service projects, partner with younger campers, and help to lead all-camp activities. Each week will include an extended day field trip. An overnight stay is included one week. Daily free swim. Read more here!
Grades: Rising 6th-8th
Dates: Weeks 3, 4, 5 & 6
Cost: $255/members, $295/guests

Sports

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Sports & Games: Run, jump, kick, throw, pass, and score! This camp combines team sports like kickball, basketball, volleyball, and soccer with team-building and fitness-building games and activities. Daily free swim.
Grades: Rising K-1st
Dates: Week 1—June 12-16; Week 6—July 17-21
Cost: $250/members, $280/guests

Jump Rope: Ever imagined what could happen if you took skipping on the playground to the next level? Come learn from two World Jump Rope Champions! We’ll work on all different types of jumping, from Single Rope to Double Dutch. At the end of the week we’ll get to show off our new skills to our camp friends and families in a big end of camp performance! So tighten up your laces and get ready to take a big jump into summer!! Daily free swim.
Grades: Rising 2nd-5th
Dates: Week 1—June 12-16
Cost: $250/members, $280/guests

Karate Kid Camp: Self-defense, exercise, discipline, and learning to fall safely – all these things are taught in the Karate Kid Camp. Using techniques from both Jujitsu, the ancient Japanese art of self-defense, and Karate, the Okinawan martial art, the campers will be taught throws, take-downs, grappling, escapes from grabs, punches, kicks, blocks, forms, and more. The camp is taught by Sensei Joshua Seidorf, who has studied the martial arts for 24 years and has black belts in five different styles, including Jujitsu, Judo, weapons, and two styles of Karate. Daily free swim.
Grades: Rising 2nd-5th
Dates: Week 3—June 26-30
Cost: $250/members, $280/guests

All Sports: Play all day – kickball, basketball, volleyball, soccer, and more! Campers learn skills and drills and play short games while focusing on teamwork and sportsmanship. Daily free swim.
Grades: Rising 2nd-5th
Dates: Week 7—July 24-28
Cost: $250/members, $280/guests

Circus: The greatest show at the JCC! Learn acrobatics, juggling, clowning, hooping, and more! Campers develop routines and make their own costumes and props for a final circus performance in the afternoon on Friday, June 23rd. Daily free swim.
Grades: Rising 2nd-5th
Dates: Week 1-2—June 12-16 AND June 19-23 (2 week camp)
Cost: $515/members, $595/guests

Science & Engineering Camp

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LEGO Camp

Engineering Lerner: Do you like to problem solve? Join Emily and Samantha, the Lerner School certified Kindergarten co-teaching team, for one week to create solutions to actual engineering challenges in the Lerner building. We will engineer a structure for the Imagination Playground pieces using math and science skills and create a book return for the Library using language arts and math skills! Daily free swim.
Grades: Rising K-1st
Dates: Week 3—June 26-30
Cost: $280/members, $315/guests

LEGO Jedi Engineering: With PlayWell TEKnologies. Young Jedi will explore worlds far, far away and engineering principles right in front of them. Defeat the Empire by designing and refining LEGO® X-Wings, R2-units, and settlements on far-flung edges of the galaxy. Imagination and engineering combine to create motorized and architectural projects such as energy catapults, shield generators and defense turrets. Daily free swim.
Grades: Rising K-1st
Dates: Week 2—June 19-23
Cost: $280/members, $315/guests

LEGO Jedi Master Engineering: With PlayWell TEKnologies. The Force is strong in this class. Build complex machines and structures based on the best designs from a galaxy far, far away. Projects include LEGO® X-Wings, AT-AT walkers, Pod Racers, Star Destroyers, Cloud Cities, settlements, and fortresses. PlayWell’s Jedi instructors reinforce key engineering concepts such as gear trains, worm drives, pneumatics, eccentric motion and more as students tap into the powerful forces of imagination and engineering. Daily free swim.
Grades: Rising 2nd-5th
Dates: Week 2—June 19-23
Cost: $280/members, $315/guests

LEGO Mine, Craft, Build Adventure Game: With PlayWell TEKnologies. Bring Minecraft to life using LEGO®! Resourcefulness, creativity, and cooperation come together in this unique building adventure game; roll the dice to mine for resources, and use these resources to build special items to help in our adventures! Build a Zoo, create a Medieval Castle, and design a Tree House Village! This LEGO® experience is an original game designed by PlayWell instructors inspired by the popular game, Minecraft. Students will have a blast, even without any prior experience with Minecraft or LEGO®. Daily free swim.
Grades: Rising K-1st
Dates: Week 5—July 10-14
Cost: $280/members, $315/guests

LEGO Mine, Craft, Build Survival Game: With PlayWell TEKnologies. Bring Minecraft to life using LEGO®! Resourcefulness, creativity, and cooperation come together in this unique building adventure game; roll the dice to mine for resources, and use these resources to build special items to help in our adventures! Build a Zoo, create a Medieval Castle, and design a Tree House Village! This LEGO® experience is an original game designed by Play-Well instructors inspired by the popular game, Minecraft. Students will have a blast, even without any prior experience with Minecraft or LEGO®. Daily free swim.
Grades: Rising 2nd-5th
Dates: Week 5—July 10-14
Cost: $280/members, $315/guests

LEGO Super Hero Engineering: With PlayWell TEKnologies. Save the world with LEGO® Super Heroes! Build the hideouts and vehicles of your favorite caped crusaders and learn what makes them not only Super Heroes, but Super Hero Engineers! An experienced PlayWell instructor guides young heroes as they design, build, and save a city where ingenuity and imagination can solve any conflict. Daily free swim.
Grades: Rising K-1st
Dates: Week 8—July 31-Aug 4
Cost: $280/members, $315/guests

LEGO Super Hero Master Engineering: With PlayWell TEKnologies. LEGO® Super Heroes need your help to defeat the destructive forces of evil arch-villains as they threaten LEGOpolis! Explore the tools and techniques of your favorite caped crusaders and learn what makes them not only Super Heroes, but super engineers. An engineering curriculum designed by PlayWell challenges heroes to design, build, and save a city where ingenuity and imagination can solve any conflict. Daily free swim.
Grades: Rising 2nd-5th
Dates: Week 8—July 31-Aug 4
Cost: $280/members, $315/guests

Mad Science Red Hot Robots: Join us for a week of fun with amazing robots! Learn about the uses of robots in our world and spend time experimenting with super cool, red-hot robots. Experiement with sound-sensing robots, line-tracking robots, amphibious robots, and robots that can even play soccer! Discover the science of circuits and how robots use sensors to explore things around them. Use your skills to build your very own working robot to take home to “live” with you. Daily free swim.
Grades: Rising 3rd-5th
Dates: Week 9—Aug 7-11
Cost: $310/members, $335/guests

Arts/Creative Camp

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Art camps

Pop Art Camp: Explore the colorful, bright art from the Pop(ular) Art years of 1950-1990. Art campers will learn about Andy Warhol, Kieth Haring, and Romero Britto. They will get to design and create their own Campbell’s soup can art, collectively create a wall mural/hanging in the style of Kieth Haring, and do a book illustration like Romero Britto! All that in one, ARTastic camp! Daily free swim.
Grades: Rising K-1st
Dates: Week 4—July 3-7
Cost: $250/members, $280/guests

DSI Comedy Camp: Work in improvisation will have a positive impact on students both on- and off-stage. Performing improv games in a safe environment, campers are encouraged to take risks as they create comedy collaboratively and work in the moment. Improve verbal ability, enhance active listening skills, build body awareness and boost self-confidence! Daily free swim.
Grades: Rising 3rd-5th
Dates: Week 4—July 3-7
Cost: $280/members, $315/guests

Express Yourself!: Art is a fantastic way to share your feelings, what you love, and who you are! We will be using colors, shapes, and lines along with different kinds of music to express ourselves. In this camp we will also get to learn about awesome Abstract Expressionist art and make masterpieces using bright colors, strong lines, printmaking, and collage! Daily free swim.
Grades: Rising K-1st
Dates: Week 5—July 10-14
Cost: $250/members, $280/guests

Art & Nature: Nature provides us with SO much artistic inspiration and art materials it would be a shame if we didn’t explore a whole lot of them! In this camp we will collect materials from outside as well as inside the classroom and explore how to make paint, print, build, and draw with them. We will explore artmaking on natural materials, such as tree bark, rocks, and sticks, and will mix our own paints from natural pigments! Daily free swim.
Grades: Rising 2nd-5th
Dates: Week 6—July 17-21
Cost: $250/members, $280/guests

Art in Motion: Have you ever seen art that moves? Did it have wheels, wings, or simply blow in the wind? In this camp we will investigate how to make art that can travel! Is it a bird… a plane… a flying dinosaur with landing gear? We will create mobiles and art made of parts that move, and learn about famous art and artists that also did just that! Daily free swim.
Grades: Rising K-1st
Dates: Week 7—July 24-28
Cost: $250/members, $280/guests

3-D Art: Want to make art that really STANDS OUT? Art does not have to be flat! In this camp we will be making figures and sculptures from paper, wire, cardboard, and clay. Mixing materials from nature as well, we will also be creating a 3D FABULOUS group art museum installation (which you can walk through) in the art room. Art + teamwork! Daily free swim.
Grades: Rising 2nd-5th
Dates: Week 9—Aug 7-11
Cost: $250/members, $280/guests

…and More!

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Nature Adventure Camp

Nature Adventure (Premium): Get outside and explore in nature! Learn to identify rocks, clouds, and plants. Make solar oven s’mores and turn rocks and sticks into musical instruments. Learn how to read a compass, go orienteering, and put up a tent. Daily free swim and field trip included!
Grades: Rising 2nd -5th
Dates: Week 7—July 24-28
Cost: $250/members, $280/guests 

Clap Your Way To Kindergarten with Lerner: Do you have a rising Kindergarten student? Join Emily and Samantha, the Lerner School Kindergarten certified teachers, for a week of Kindergarten skills and fun to prepare your child for the fall! We will work on language skills like writing your child’s name, math skills including fluency within the numbers 0-10, and social emotional concepts through multi-sensory activities that will have your child excited to start his/her year. Daily free swim.
Grades: Rising K
Dates: Week 7—July 24-28
Cost: $280/members, $315/guests 

Lerner Super Summer Sleuths: Discover the literature genre of mystery and become a super sleuth! Read and solve mini-mysteries! Solve divergent and convergent riddles and logic puzzles to exercise your detective skills. Write your own creative mystery story. Participate in a day of mystery where you play a role! Will you be a suspect, a detective, a witness, an accomplice, or even the thief?! Taught by a Lerner School certified teacher. Daily free swim.
Grades: Rising 3rd-5th
Dates: Week 3—June 26-30
Cost: $280/members, $315/guests

Nature Camp: Get outside! Learn survival skills like building fires, putting up tents, identifying edible and poisonous plants and animals, and orienteering. Daily free swim.
Grades: Rising 2nd -5th
Dates: Week 9—Aug 7-11
Cost: $260/members, $290/guests

Mitzvah Madness: Do you like helping out those in need? Do you want help make your community a better place? Sign up for Mitzvah Madness! We will spend our time learning about the different ways that we can serve our community. We will create our own service project to be held during the other weeks of camp. As well as getting ours hands dirty and going into the Durham community to help those in need. We will also incorporate Jewish Values such as tikkun olam (repairing the world). Daily free swim.
Grades: Rising 2nd-5th
Dates: Week 4—July 3-7
Cost: $260/members, $290/guests